Posts in category Things to do in Japan
This page collects articles on things to do in Japan. It’s full of information that helps you enjoy Japan, including recommended tourist spots, places where you can enjoy nature and landscapes, places where you can experience Japanese culture, things you should eat, shopping, art, and local tours.
When someone says “good old Japan” they probably mean the times of the Meiji and Edo periods. Edo period was a peaceful time with no wars that lasted for over 200 years. To learn more about this peaceful era that was such a rare occurrence in the scale of the whole world, let’s go see the cities that are sometimes called “little Edo towns.”
The “three great views” are historic landscapes that were decided by the Confucian scholar, Hayashi Shunsai, who traveled on foot across the country in the early Edo period. It is said that the three great views are the best choice if you want to admire the four seasons of Japan.
Rivers in Japan are fast-flowing because of the narrow geographical features of Japan. Even large rivers have changeable views. Here come the 8 best river-rafting areas in Japan.